Norfolk Academy 16-year-old earns three more spots in U.S Olympic Team Trials

TIDE Swimming's Callie Dickinson has earned four total 2016 U.S. Olympic Trial cuts. (Courtesy of Carrie Duffy)
Norfolk Academy student and TIDE Swimming member Callie Dickinson qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in four events. (Courtesy of Carrie Duffy)

TIDE Swimming’s Callie Dickinson qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials in three more events this weekend at the Speedo Sectionals meet in Richmond, according to the swim club.

Dickinson, a 16-year old student at Norfolk Academy, now has four trial spots. She will represent TIDE Swimming at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials June 26 to July 3 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dickinson had previously earned a spot in the 200-meter backstroke (2:14.83). She registered additional qualifying times this weekend in the 100-meter butterfly (1:00.96), 400-meter individual medley (4:53.46) and the 100-meter backstroke (1:02.66).

As of Tuesday, there were 147 female qualifiers for the 200 backstroke, 172 for the 100 backstroke, 121 for the 100 butterfly and 140 for the 400 individual medley, according to USA Swimming Stats.

The 2016 Olympic Trials is the largest swimming event in the country and will select the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swim Team to represent Team USA in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The trials will take place at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

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